Virtual reality company, Immerex and Intelligent cloud robot developer, CloudMinds Technology have announced that they will be collaborating to create a next-generation entertainment experience using virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI). They will share industrial resources, technical and personnel expertise, university intellectual property (IP) and development resources to build an interactive virtual reality platform enabled by CloudMinds’ secure, intelligent cloud.
“We see great synergies between CloudMinds and Immerex, both leaders in their respective fields who share the same vision,” said Kirin Lee, CEO, Immerex.
“Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Immerex is home to some of the brightest minds in the AR/VR industry, with deep cooperation with world-class research institutions. Immerex also has created a library of premier exclusive VR content. By collaborating with CloudMinds and its intelligent cloud platform and network, we can offer consumers an unprecedented VR experience,” he added.
“Collaborating with Immerex will help us to deliver a compelling user experience to customers,” said Bill Huang, CEO, CloudMinds.
“We envision our AI technology helping consumers interact with robots and VR accessories in the most natural way—using voice via natural language processing (NLP) and automatic speech recognition (ASR). We see this as only the beginning of a very exciting venture into transforming the entertainment industry,” he added.
With this collaboration, CloudMinds will leverage its Human Augmented Robot Intelligence (HARI) architecture with the VR and AR technology to bring robots to the cloud, while gaining access to its distribution channels to more than 3,000 cinema partnerships.